FROM IRELAND TO ITALY
Yariv Aloni, Guest Conductor
Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Dave Dunnet Community Theatre (Oak Bay High School)
Stanford – Irish Rhapsody
Schubert – Symphony No. 8 'Unfinished'
Bizet – Music from "Carmen"
Rossini – William Tell Overture
Soak up some afternoon classics before you head out on the town to celebrate the Patron Saint of Ireland! Our guest conductor for this concert, Yariv Aloni, studied conducting under the tutelage of the Hungarian conductor János Sándor. Aloni currently teaches chamber music at the University of Victoria and is the music director of the Galiano Ensemble of Victoria, the Victoria Chamber Orchestra, and the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra. He has received praise for conducting “impassioned, inspiring” and “magnificently right” interpretations of major orchestral and choral repertoire. Reviewers also describe Aloni as “a musician of considerable insight and impeccable taste.” The Civic Orchestra is always delighted to have the opportunity to work with such a master of orchestral craft.
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Inaugurated in 1983, the Civic Orchestra of Victoria is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for musicians of varying ages and abilities to perform a wide repertoire of orchestral music for supportive audiences in the Victoria and region. The orchestra serves as a platform for aspiring soloists and for chor... more info